Venues Thursford Garden Pavilion
Thursford Garden Pavilion
  • Ceremony licensed Norfolk countryside venue
  • Surrounded by gorgeously landscaped gardens
  • Welcoming up to 200 guests
  • Close to Grade II-listed church for religious ceremonies
  • Unique museum, barn or outdoors ceremony locations
  • Incredible reception facilities including sound-system
  • Experienced weddings team at your service
  • Special touches to make your day memorable

Set in amongst stunningly landscaped gardens, this enchanting Norfolk venue is full of charm in its many ceremony and reception locations. Choose to wed in the characterful Thursford Museum, The Old Farm Barn, outdoors and more spots each as stunning as the last.

Prioritising a bespoke service, the friendly in-house team of wedding professionals will go the extra mile arranging your special day. Whatever unique touches or requests, Thursford Garden Pavilion is a spectacular, flexible venue.

About

Idyllically nestled in the Norfolk countryside and amongst landscaped gardens, you will find the magical Thursford Garden Pavilion. Hosting indoor and outdoor weddings across its many scenic locations, you are sure to find the perfect spot for your ceremony and reception.

Thursford Garden Pavilion's weddings team is comprised of friendly, dedicated professionals who work with you to create your very special day. They would be delighted to recommend suppliers from a broad range of local favourites. Accommodation can also be recommended, with plenty of gorgeous nearby hotels.

Facilities

The height of elegance, uniqueness and charm, Thursford Garden Pavilion is not short of characterful locations in which to wed and celebrate. Capacities are up to 200 guests, banquet style with more at your reception. This will suit any wedding from the lavish and loud to the quietly intimate. The only thing you will have to worry about is which spot to choose, as the weddings team take care of the rest

The Church of St Andrews

This local Grade II-listed ceremony location is a perfect place to say "I do" before heading to your reception at Thursford. Thursford Museum.

Thursford Museum

A great choice for couples in search of something unforgettable and unique, this location comes complete with restored fairground rides and a gorgeous atmosphere.

The Old Farm Barn

Add a rustic element to your special day by tying the knot in the restored barn, or celebrating here for your reception.

Outdoors

With two stunningly landscaped ceremony locations outdoors, the photo opportunities will be just gorgeous. Celebrate afterwards in the marquee with purpose built party features, including dancefloor and sound system.

Catering

A broad list of recommended caterers is available, meaning you will have the flexibility to choose the perfect food for you whilst being assured quality. With stunning wines and drinks packages offered by the venue, the champagne will be flowing, as well as many more delicious options.

Why not take a ride on the vintage gondola and carousel before indulging in afternoon tea? Whatever it is, the team will strive to create a perfect occasion.

The team at Thursford Garden Pavillion look forward to hearing about your special day. Please follow the links and enquire.

Address
Thursford Collection
Thursford
Fakenham
Norfolk
NR21 0AS

Reviews

  • Hazel and Mike

    Our guests were both surprised and delighted by the Carousel and Gallopers and the delight didn’t end there. The Marquee looked stunning, the gardens were perfect and as the day passed the twinkling fairy lights that illuminated the grounds completed that magical feel.

    Several guests also remarked how pleased they were to be surprised by the “reveal” of a whole dance-floor with band as they’d expected to be asked to clear tables away as they had at previous weddings. A special thanks are owed to Charlie and his staff who carried out our wishes efficiently and with charm and good humour. Nothing was too much trouble and it was so reassuring to have Charlie’s attention throughout, not overbearing, just there which mean’t we as hosts were able
    to relax and enjoy the day as much as our guests.

    As a near neighbour we look forward to seeing Thursford grow as an inevitable venue of choice for weddings in the future, we feel privileged to be one of the first.

  • Martin and Sophie

    Not only is the Garden Pavilion set in stunning surroundings with lovely photo backdrops, but the attentive nature of the staff ensured our special day went smoothly. Having Charlie's cheery responses and attentive nature helped both on the day and in the lead up.
    Nothing was too much trouble and having the freedom to decorate the pavilion as we wished meant my copious lengths of bunting could be hung beautifully. The large dance floor allowed guests to party with the band, while the directional sound system allowed those who wished, to talk without interruption. The perfect balance. We are privileged to have been 'Wedding 1' and see the Pavilion develop into the wonderful wedding reception it is.

  • Tina and Andrew

    Just want to say a big thank you to yourself and your staff for helping to make Andrew and Tina's wedding day so special last Saturday. From the moment we booked the venue with you nothing was too much trouble for you and on the day it was absolutely perfect. A wonderful wonderful day. So many people have been in contact with me to say how much they enjoyed themselves. I thought the Barn looked beautiful for the ceremony and as we walked out afterwards to the sounds of the organs playing it was magical. I have never seen so many happy smiling faces as I did of the guests in all their finery riding the Gondola and Carousel.The Pavilion was perfect for the large number of guests that we had and with sixteen tables we still had such a lot of space. How magical did it look outside in the evening with the lights in the trees.
    The final surprise for everybody was when the curtains opened for Tina and Andrew's first dance.
    I think I speak for everybody when I say we had a truly wonderful, amazing and happy day

  • Scott and Lucy

    hursford is a new and exciting venue and it was able to offer us what we wanted which was a mixture of the old with the new. So much care has been put into this new location for weddings that at times we had to pinch ourselves to make sure that we were not dreaming.
    Charlie was top notch and kept us on our toes during the planning part of the wedding and on the day of the wedding nothing was too much trouble for him and he made our guests feel welcome and comfortable. The guests were entertained by the rides on the gondola and carousel and by the slick service of the drinks after the ceremony. We were made to feel like one of the Cushing family which made the whole process so much easier as we felt that we could call up and ask any questions and this helped to reduce the pressure and stress of planning our wedding. In short this is a truly unique venue with so many unique photo opportunities and it will have your guests talking about your wedding for weeks and weeks afterwards.

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